Karen Kimberley, communication and confidence coach and mentor

Karen Kimberley, communication and confidence coach and mentor

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Burnham Practice Room
53-55 High Street
Burnham
Maidenhead
Bucks
SL1 7JX

Taplow
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6

01628509593 / 07785566468

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Burnham Practice Room
53-55 High Street
Burnham
Maidenhead
Bucks
SL1 7JX

Taplow
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6

01628509593 / 07785566468

About me

Do you need help with:

  • Building confidence and capability in business?
  • Communication, career or relationship problems?
  • Overcoming anxiety, stress and depression?

About me

Karen Kimberley (BA, DCH, DHP, NLP, GQHP, MAC, ITOL)

OK there are lots of letters after my name but that only means I'm qualified to help you and despite the letters I have a down to earth, caring and friendly approach.

I specialise in building communication, confidence and capability for business professionals like you. That could be helping with presentation skills, developing yourself and your career, dealing with anxiety or helping new managers and leaders perform better.

How coaching can help

Coaching can help you overcome personal setbacks, build up your confidence to deal with problems or tricky people at work and help you define and achieve new goals. Sometimes we all get stuck in a rut and need a fresh perspective on life. Coaching provides someone who can ask you the right questions to unlock the thing that may be holding you back.Someone who can listen well to enable you to explore issues in your own time and guide you to the best solution.

An independent, impartial sounding board can help you find the right direction, without judging you and in complete confidence.

I use a variety of tested techniques like Cognitive Behavioural Coaching and Therapy (CBT), Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Mentoring, Counselling & Hypnotherapy to help you overcome unhelpful thinking and limiting beliefs and get to where you want to be in a safe, friendly environment.

When we experience change, even seemingly positive change like moving house or getting married, it can be a challenge. I can help you understand and manage change better (especially as I don't like it much myself!) Whilst I work with many business clients to help improve communication in workplaces both large and small I also work with individuals to help with presentation skills, communication and relationship issues.

I work with individuals, businesses and teams to

–      improve communication, confidence and performance during change

–      Enhance the impact, presentation and power of leadership communication.

–      help create more engaging places for people to work


Working with you

I have enabled many people to achieve significant breakthroughs in their life and performance at work and personal relationships. One client was described as 'gob-smackingly different' after her series of 6 coaching sessions. My clients consistently achieve measurable changes in their confidence and self belief and I see them leave their sessions feeling much more empowered, happier and positive.

Sessions are an hour to two hours long, with approximately 4-6 sessions over a period agreed with you to suit your needs. They take place in a pleasant private practice room and usually there are exercises or 'homework' to complete between sessions. You will gain a clear idea of your progress and I will support you in between sessions as and when required.

My business experience lies in change communication, people engagement, coaching and training working with large organisations, using a range of skills to motivate and help create changes in behaviour in leaders, managers and teams.

I have a proven track record of achieving measurable results linked to client and business objectives. In 2011 I managed a transformational leadership communication programme for Standard Life Investments, shortlisted for a CIPR award. in 2008 I was awarded a Churchill Fellowship via volunteering with The Princes Trust.

My international experience includes consulting and coaching with a number of global organisations, advising them on communication strategies and people development. Profiling tools used include DISC and Belbin. I also maintain Continuous Professional Development running regular meetings for the Association for Coaching and attending the Brain Friendly Learning Group.

Specialisations include:

  • Confidence-building and self belief
  • Business coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural Coaching
  • NLP and Hypnotherapy
  • Facilitation: interactive training or running business sessions
  • Coaching: training or 1:1 coaching
  • Change communication
  • Employee engagement and motivation
  • Leadership communication, at a variety of levels.
  • Communication strategy and planning
  • Performance and Management Skills
  • Consultancy on team development and related business processes.


Call me for a free conversation about how you would like help. Plus look me up on Linked In, Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter to find out more on my business website http://ww.karenkimberley.co.uk or coaching website http://karenkimberleycoaching.vpweb.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

Education and Training:·       

Transactional Analysis 101 (2014)
Academy for Coaching GROW refresher (2013)
Shortlisted for CIPR award Internal Communications (2011);
Qualified in Brain Dominance profiling with MyBrain international (2011);
Awarded ITOL diploma in  Brain Friendly Learning (2010);
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (2010);
Awarded NLP Leadership Diploma (INLPTA) (2009);
Awarded prestigious Winston Churchill Fellowship to undertake research into volunteering in Australia (2008);
Achieved ‘Competent Communicator’ VP PR Toastmasters(2007/8);
Psychology of Training, CIPD, (2006 );
Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy ICH, (2005);
Mentored five young people leaving care, two nominated as regional finalists in The Princes Trust awards, (2005);
Certified NLP practitioner (Bandler-McKenna) (2000);
One of the first to achieve Chartered Marketer status CIM (1999);
Counselling skills(Merton College, London (1997);
Lead assessor for quality management systems ISO 9000 (1996);
Sales & negotiation training, Haymarket Publishing (1984)
1973 - 1980 – Bury Grammar School.
1980 - 1983 – Leeds University, BA English 2(1)

Member organisations

AC

Other areas of coaching I deal with

Dealing with change and bereavement

Fees

Fees are flexible and can be discussed according to the type of coaching required, the location and duration required and whether the work is with an individual, team or organisation.

Please call or email for an informal discussion to see how we can price according to your needs.

Further information

My main practice rooms are in Burnham, Bucks near Slough. There is plenty of free parking nearby and it's easy to find on the High Street next to NatWest. The train station is about 20 minutes walk.

I also work from practice rooms in Windsor and local coaching in Bracknell, Slough, Reading, Maidenhead and Beaconsfield can be arranged if required, along with visits to business premises in London and the South East. Telephone/Skype coaching is also available.

Maidenhead, SL1 7JX
Maidenhead, SL6

Type of session

Online life coaching: Yes
Telephone life coaching: Yes
Face to face life coaching: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

I'm available working hours on Monday to Friday and have some evening appointments on Tuesday and Thursday, although these are popular & get booked up quickly so best to reserve in advance.

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